Colorado State University's Gregory Allicar Museum | Fort Collins, CO

Colorado State University's University Center for the Arts completed construction of their new 6,000 square-foot museum expansion to the Gregory Allicar Museum of Art in which the Hartford-Tandstad Collection will be featured. The museum has earned One Green Globe rating from Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors, a green building guidance and assessment tool offered by the Green Building Initiative (GBI). The additional galleries house the European art collection providing the CSU and Front Range communities' fantastic new arts opportunities.

IBE Role

IBE has provided guidance through sustainability research and consulting, facilitation of the integrated design process, and Green Globes assessment process. Following construction, IBE will assist with outreach efforts to promote the project in the community, including press releases, tours, and occupant orientation.


  • High performance building envelope and optimized balancing of all internal systems for the well-being and longevity of the donated art collection
  • 93% of construction waste was diverted from the landfill!
  • Thermal comfort design and strategies implemented and achieved for the benefit of all museum patrons

Location: 1400 Remington Street, Fort Collins, CO
Certification: One Green Globe Rating

Project Type: Art Museum

Owner:Colorado State University

Architect: Hord Coplan Macht (formerly Slaterpaull Architects)

Contractor: Fransen Pittman

Client: Colorado State University Facilities Management